The team will develop projects from inception of idea to series by hearing pitches, reading spec scripts, identifying available IP, crafting and delivering notes to executive producers, and communicating creative direction between network and studios and production companies.
Field pitches, identify trends, and help establish the strategic development goals for the Drama Department.
This is a pivotal role in which the candidate will contribute in the building and implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion practices across the NBCUniversal portfolio in this fast-paced, rapidly growing department which is the first of its kind to cover Film, TV¸ and Streaming.
This desk supports a roster of A-list, Emmy-winning writers and filmmakers.
Duties include but are not limited to: managing correspondences, scheduling meetings/maintaining admin schedules, managing the personal asset database, and transcribing creative notes.
Script readers help us decide which scripts to advance through our competition and provide valuable feedback to the writers who submit to us.
Collaborates with senior production executives to develop projects from idea through the production process and works as a junior in independently handling work and meetings.
Works directly with the directors, writers, producers and post-production team on projects in development and/or filming.
Launch an IP group targeting both domestic and international sources for USG (i.e., books, articles, life rights, podcasts, formats, etc.) as well as identifying IP that aligns with talents creative requests.
Collaborate with key creatives (producers, directors, writers) on development projects, taking initiative to move projects forward. Provide clear and supportive feedback to creative teams at all stages of development and production.
Solicit appropriate development projects and evaluate new submissions, providing detailed coverage and/or script notes as needed. Oversee the pitch, acquisition and development process.
Distribute premise, outlines and script drafts and revisions internally and to network.
Provide regular support to the writing team under direction of the Associate Producer. Write various script synopses and participate in story tracking and continuity.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for scripted television and artist representation in the entertainment business as well as interest in international business development.
Duties include reading and evaluating scripts, finding new talent and emerging voices, creating lists of directors, writers, and actors.